Payroll Manager Part Time

  • Sheffield City Council

  • Sheffield | £49,498 to £53,588 p/a (Part Time, Pro Rata)

Sheffield City Council is a great place to work, and we have ambitious plans for our future, we are looking for a payroll manager to share in that ambition and lead the strategic development and delivery of our pay and reward function within the HR service.

You will be responsible for managing a team of dedicated payroll professionals, driving service excellence to ensure we deliver our customer priorities. Acting as an effective coach and mentor you will possess strong customer engagement and organisation skills and have experience in developing and implementing systems and procedures to drive business outcomes.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Payroll service delivery, performance, service improvement, professional standards, budgets and people management.
  • The management of all payroll activity associated with payroll processing, statutory reporting, financial reconciliation and statutory returns Including pensions
  • Leadership and management of service development and improvement projects
  • Development and implementation of pay and reward initiatives

Key skills and experience required will include:

  • Excellent technical payroll knowledge
  • Strong people and project management skills and a proven track record in the delivery of key strategic outcomes
  • Experience in effective management of teams, and the delivery of high quality professional services
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to promote understanding to a variety of audiences using a variety of communication channels and media

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of our HR Senior Management Team.  To find out more please contact Kirsty Surtees – Head of HR business services at [email protected] or call 0114 4742444

We are investing in our workforce and are promoting opportunities to our under-represented groups. We value equality, diversity and inclusion and are focused on increasing the diversity of our workforce, particularly the number of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Disabled and LGBTQ+ people, so that our teams reflect the communities in the city we serve. We are also supporting staff with unpaid caring responsibilities to work flexibly.

It is a great time to join us and we welcome your application.

Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the Council, including reduced hour contracts, working part time or as a job share.

If you are appointed to this role, your starting salary will be at the bottom of the grade. If you provide payslip evidence that your basic pay is greater than the bottom of the grade, we will consider starting you at the point of minimum advantage within the grade.

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